Education

Museum Hours
It’s Saturday 6:41 pm — Sorry, we’re closed
Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Education on the Square provides field trips, traveling exploration trunks, and special programs to students of all ages.

History comes to life at the History Museum on the Square! The museum's trips, trunks, and talks help students connect with local and state history. Education offerings align with Missouri learning standards to aid teachers and build on traditional learning.

Field Trips

Bring your class, homeschool group, or youth group to the History Museum on the Square for a vibrant learning journey through Springfield’s history. These self-guided visits through the museum allow groups to move at their own pace through the different exhibits in the museum. Groups can explore the interactive galleries which provide a glimpse into what life was like in the past.

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Trunks & Displays

Bring history to you! Rent one of our traveling exploration trunks or educational displays. The Exploration Trunks offer a hands-on history experience, while the Education Displays share history through engaging visuals and historic information.

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Education Programs

Engage with history through our educational presentations. Led by a museum representative, these adaptable presentations engage students with hands-on artifacts, reproductions, primary sources, and educational aids.

Explore history through an educational program! Museum educators lead interactive and engaging programs at the museum and in the classroom.

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Civics on the Square

The History Museum on the Square is excited to share new educational civic-focused programming for all ages! Made possible by the Jeannette L. Musgrave Foundation's Multi-Year Impact Grant for Student Citizenship and support by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks.




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